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    Re: A poor read.
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2005 Apr 24, 12:42 -0400

    On Apr 24, 2005, at 9:22 AM, Herbert Prinz wrote:
    > George Huxtable expressed his dislike of
    >> "My old man and the sea", by David and Daniel Hays (Headline
    >> publishing, 1995).
    > When I got my copy, I was skeptical after seeing the endorsement by
    > William F. Buckley, Jr. on the dust jacket: "Will be read with delight
    > 100 years from now." As much as I tend to agree with Buckley's
    > political
    > opinions, he never was able to offer me much insight into the art of
    > sailing (including his video on navigation). And just as Buckley's
    > sailing stories are merely vehicles to transport his world view, I
    > expected nothing different from a sailing book that he recommends.
    Rather like a great actor delectating in playing the bad guy, it's
    truly a joy to watch George and Herbert review a book the don't like.
    Pan on!

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